***A Don’t Miss Opportunity *** Summer Boot Camp for Online Learning **
Week of May 15-19, 9am – 4pm daily. *Similar to PowerUp, this weeklong jump start for Online Learning features expertise from across campus. The week is flexible to fit your schedule – from tracks for beginners and not-so-beginners, technology “mini-boot camp”, and dedicated work time. Join the Online Learning Faculty Training working group, the UTLC, and ITS. (Sign-up here) This event is open only to faculty/instructors (of any status or rank) and Teaching Assistants. Light Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.
Friday, July 21, 9am – 4pm. Developing Online Trainings and Content for University Staff. UNCG staff interested in exploring the benefits of using online teaching strategies are invited to attend a workshop just for you! This day long workshop will feature the basics of putting content online and the strategies for developing online modules (Sign-up here).
Summer Course Writing Incubator:
Week of June 5-9, 1-5pm, Faculty Center. Are you developing a course this summer or tweaking a current course? Join us for a week of dedicated time and space for course development. Come to the Faculty Center and work – we will have snacks and resources available. Additionally, several teaching strategy workshops will be available in the morning that week – from Teaching Large Courses to Developing Rubrics.
***New DATE*** Institute on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Classroom
Friday, August 4, 8:30am-4:30pm in the Faculty Center. Join the UTLC and Sustained Dialogue (http://sustaineddialogue.org/) for a day-long institute regarding Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Classroom. This Institute will provide faculty with opportunities to explore topics related to equity in today’s classroom, from inclusive language to handling difficult conversations. Faculty will work with a skilled educator to develop tools and strategies for discussing topics, creating inclusive conversations, understanding aspects of identity, and “navigating classroom dynamics, advising/mentoring, and conflict.” Breakfast and lunch will be provided. This workshop is open to all faculty (sign-up here). Graduate students wishing to attend should contact Laura Pipe (email@example.com) to reserve a space.
New Faculty OrientationMonday, August 7, 9 am – 5pm. Does your department have new faculty joining UNCG next year? Did you start at UNCG this spring (2017)? Let the UTLC know – and reserve a spot at the 2017 New Faculty Orientation. Join us to learn more about the faculty community at UNCG. (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) *Faculty attending New Faculty Orientation will receive an honor cord marking their entering Faculty cohort. The honor cords are rotated based on the original Woman’s College jacket colors for class years. A unique way to connect to UNCG’s teaching heritage.** New faculty can sign-up directly by following this link: https://goo.gl/forms/afLealwNSqzZf4do2
Mentoring Boot CampWednesday, August 9, 9am – 4pm in SOEB 102 Spend the day with the UNCG Faculty Mentoring Program preparing for the year ahead. Workshop topics including balancing all the demands of the faculty experience, how to mentor others and more! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. This Boot Camp is open to all faculty (sign-up here)
Elon’s 14th Annual Teaching and Learning ConferenceThursday, August 17, 8am-5pm, Elon’s Campus UNCG faculty are invited to attend Elon University’s 14th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference. This FREE conference is open to faculty throughout the region. This year’s topic focuses on Teaching Choices, Learning Consequences. For more information, visit http://blogs.elon.edu/tlc2017/